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Charles Darwin marine chronometer from HMS Beagle for Bonhams auction

Charles Darwin marine chronometer from HMS Beagle for Bonhams auction

. May 4, 2014

An important two-day marine chronometer from HMS Beagle, the legendary Admiralty survey ship that took Charles Darwin on an epic five-year voyage to South America and the Galapagos Islands, has surfaced at Bonhams. It will be offered in the 9th July Fine Clocks sale at New Bond Street, London with an estimate of £30,000-50,000. The […]

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Rare Declaration Of Independence For Auction At Bonhams New York

Rare Declaration Of Independence For Auction At Bonhams New York

. April 2, 2014

Bonhams sale Treasures from The Caren Archive on April 7 will feature a rare and exceedingly important early newspaper printing of the Declaration of Independence as published in The New England Chronicle (Powars and Willis) on July 18, 1776 (est. $50,000-70,000). The 4-page newspaper tied with Gill’s Continental Journal as the first Boston appearance of […]

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Bonhams to auction Madame de Pompadour porcelain

Bonhams to auction Madame de Pompadour porcelain

. April 1, 2014

Two wonderful ceramic survivors ? a Sèvres plate and teapot – have just been discovered in Devon by one of Bonhams local specialists, Sam Tuke, of the Exeter office. They will form part the next European Ceramics sale at Bonhams 101 New Bond St saleroom in London on 18th June The teapot and plate were […]

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Francois Linke Bibliotheque Leads Bonhams Auction Of Fine European Furniture & Decorative Arts

Francois Linke Bibliotheque Leads Bonhams Auction Of Fine European Furniture & Decorative Arts

. March 21, 2014

Bonhams announce its Fine European Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction achieved more than $2 million, March 17 in San Francisco. It was led by a never before offered Francois Linke, Louis XV/XVI style, gilt bronze and marquetry bibliotheque that sold for $353,000. The bibliotheque came from the Collection of Jack and Helen Tramiel of Palo […]

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Jacob De Cordova 1849 Map Of Texas  At Heritage Auction

Jacob De Cordova 1849 Map Of Texas At Heritage Auction

. February 24, 2014

Chatting soon after their Thanksgiving feast, Patrick Martin learned one of his guests had strong family ties to Texas. Pushing the wine glasses and butter dish to one side, Martin opened a small black book and unfolded n early, hand-colored map of the Republic of Texas, complete with the short-lived Santa Fe County. It wasn’t […]

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